A darkly funny, moving and original novel about a man coming to terms with the corruption around him and the conscience within.
Harry Fielding is a shabby, solitary, but basically cheerful sort, living in a seamy flat in London and subsisting on a diet of gin and pre-packed airline meals in unmarked silver containers. He also works for MI5. Surveillance, protection, the occasional rough-and-tumble - just enough to keep body and soul together. However, when Harry witnesses Lisa, his next-door neighbour, killing and burying her sister's violent husband, he begins to lose his appetite...
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"As flawed heroes go, Harry Fielding must rank as among the best of them" ( Irish Independent)
"An exciting, literate thriller" ( Sunday Times)
"As a modern moral tale, The Crooked Man works wonderfully... As a thriller it has more twists and turns than an offficial statement by a government spokesperson. Forget those dime-a-dozen airport thrillers, this is a gripping page-turner with pages worth turning" ( Sunday Tribune)
Philip Davison creates a murky and surreal underworld which ensares the imagination.
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Book Description Vintage Uk, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. new edition edition. 224 pages. 7.75x5.00x0.75 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # zk0099735415
Book Description Random House UK, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0099735415
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